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Destination: Montpellier
Trip type: Short Break
The vibrant university town of Montpellier is one of the most dynamic in France - and by way of a bonus, it’s also just a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean... read more »
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Destination: Nice
The capital of the Côte d’Azur, Nice is one of France’s culinary hot spots, mixing a strong Italian influence with the finest local ingredients... read more »
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Destination: Carcassonne
Trip type: Short Break
The dramatic fortress town of Carcassonne has kept the spirit of the Middle Ages alive in the Languedoc region of France - to visit it is to find yourself in a fairy tale... read more »
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Destination: Sete
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
The lively French Mediterranean port of Sete is the perfect place to indulge a passion for seafood and long sandy beaches... read more »
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Destination: Barcelona
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Ever since Barcelona hosted the 1992 Olympics, there’s been a buzz to this lively Mediterranean port that just keeps on growing... read more »
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Destination: Taormina, Sicily
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
From walking up Europe's highest active volcano to people-watching on the chic streets of Taormina, Sicily has no shortage of riveting experiences ... read more »
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Destination: Tuscany
If your ideal holiday is some good walks, great views and exquisite food, there's a wonderful agriturismo in Chianti that has all the right ingredients ... read more »
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Destination: Calvi
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Calvi’s citadel gives you a soaring view of the sea and more than a glimpse of the rugged mountainous interior that helps to define the real character of Corsica... read more »
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Destination: Pezenas
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The Languedoc town of Pezenas was once home to Moliere, France’s most popular playwright, and the creative tradition carries on strong within its medieval streets... read more »
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4
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Destination: Sicily
Peace and calm await on Marettimo, the most remote of Sicily’s Egadi Islands, where Africa is closer than Europe ... read more »
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Destination: Livigno
Trip type: Winter Sports
Livigno is duty free, cheap and offers some fantastic skiing. So what’s the catch? Well, getting there can be a problem - but it’s definitely worth it in the end ... read more »
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3
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Destination: Croatia, Krk, Rijeka
It doesn’t get the attention its better-known Dalmatian neighbours enjoy. But it’s easy to see why Krk’s landscapes and light have given the island its nickname of the golden one ... read more »
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Destination: Rome, Rome
Trip type: Cultural
The maze of streets and cobbled alleyways of Trastevere give a truer flavour of Rome than some of the Italian capital's touristy hot spots... read more »
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Destination: Luberon, Apt
Trip type: Cultural
Spring and autumn are the best times to wander through Provence’s best-known regional park and enjoy the lush landscapes and pleasant market towns of the Luberon... read more »
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Destination: Ile de Re
Trip type: Romance
There’s no need to rush on Ile de Ré. Once you're on this enchanting island off France’s Atlantic coast, swap four wheels for two, tuck into fresh seafood and enjoy a few days out of time... read more »
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